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Omar

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Arabic
"eloquent"

Omar Origin and Meaning

The name Omar is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "eloquent".
Omar has a perfect mix of exoticism and familiarity, with the additional plus of a strong, open initial O. Commonly used among Muslim families, Omar was long associated with twelfth century Persian poet Omar Khayyam, though it sounds anything but ancient now.

More recent well known bearers have been World War II General Omar Bradley and actors Omar Sharif(born Michael) and Omar Epps.

Omar is also mentioned in the Old Testament book of Genesis.

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Famous People Named Omar

  • Omar Khayyampolymath poet, physician, philosopher, mathematician
  • Omar Sharif (born Michel Dimitri Chalhoub)Egyptian actor
  • Omar Hashim EppsAmerican actor
  • Omar RodríguezLópez, American guitarist
  • Omar BrownAmerican football player
  • Omar BoldenAmerican football player
  • Omar GaitherAmerican football player
  • Omar GonzalezAmerican soccer player
  • Omar SalgadoAmerican soccer player
  • Omar GoodingAmerican actor/rapper
  • Omar Borkan Al GalaEmirati poet, actor and photographer
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Omar in Pop Culture

  • Omar Littlecharacter in TV show "The Wire"
  • Omar Strongcharacter in Jill Williamson's "The Safe Lands" trilogy
  • Omar Shanaacharacter in Netflix TV Show "Elite"
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